August 16-20, 2017

August 16-20, 2017

Radio Dial


Stuart Laughton’s RADIO DIAL

Date:  Friday, August 18th 2017, 8.00 pm
Location:  Historic Logging Museum
Admission:  $36.00 plus HST

“Radio Dial’s excellent musicians indulge Stuart’s multiple musical personality disorder.”
Rebecca Campbell

Stuart LaughtonCelebrate with us as Forest Festival founder Stuart Laughton brings his own wonderful RADIO DIAL band to the Logging Museum for our 10th Anniversary. Why RADIO DIAL? Because on long car trips he scours the radio waves for interesting music, and wanted to bring a similarly eclectic presentation to the stage. It helps that Stuart sings and plays a dozen instruments and that he injects his contagious enthusiasm into a kaleidoscopic amalgam of early Broadway, country blues, 60’s pop instrumental hits, B.B. King guitar, Chet Baker jazz trumpet, country, Celtic and rockabilly. RADIO DIAL leaves nothing on the table!

   Stuart’s at home on many stages, whether playing guitar, mandolin and harmonica at the Edmonton Folk, Ottawa Blues and Mariposa festivals with the Porkbelly Futures band he founded, at New York’s Lincoln Centre with Canadian Brass, or at Milan’s legendary La Scala where he was principal trumpet at age 23.

   RADIO DIAL features Rebecca Campbell (vocals, guitar), Martin Worthy (drums), Burke Carroll (pedal steel), Steve Lucas (bass) and perhaps a special anniversary guest. This will be a fun night!